If you’ve always wanted to run all your favorite Android apps on your Windows computer, you’re in luck. A company called BlueStacks has recently come up with a solution that will allow you to do just that. Called BlueStacks, this program for Windows computers will grant you an Android interface for which you can use to run all your Android apps.
Designed for laptops, netbooks and tablets, BlueStacks lets users experience the functionality of both Windows and Android without having to purchase two devices – it’s an elegant way to experience the best of both worlds.
In addition to running Android apps on a Windows computer, data can be shared between both operating systems, introducing a whole new level of functionality to your Android apps. Apps that are run in BlueStacks work with touchscreens, regular mice, and magic trackpads. This means that you’ll even be able to install BlueStacks onto a Windows tablet to run your Android apps from there without a hitch.
Other interesting features include:
- The ability to run Windows and Android on two separate displays if you have a computer with dual monitors.
- Users can easily switch between Android and Windows with the press of a button – there’s no need for a reboot.
- App store downloads (official Android Market is unsupported at this time but Amazon app store is said to work)
BlueStacks also aims to let Windows apps run on Android – but that won’t be happening anytime soon. At least not until we have versions of Android that run on x86 processors. Watch a video demonstration or head over to the BlueStacks website to find out more.